Théo Ngwabidje Kasi (photo), governor of South Kivu province in the Eastern DR Congo, ordered six Chinese-owned mining companies to suspend operations in a bid to “restore order” after weeks of mounting tensions between the companies and the community.
Three Congolese companies were also ordered to stop production.
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